Category Archives: book arts

Getting Closer to Day 99

My #99DayProject continues, as does summer, though the temperatures have returned to closer to normal which feels downright cold by comparison to what we have been experiencing.  Here are the seven squares I created this past week. Day 71: grass … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Kevin O’Rourke

This week’s flick shows the production of another giant print, this time an 8 x 12 ft/244 x 366 cm linoleum block print. O’Rourke created some clever solutions so that he could print without a press large enough for the … Continue reading

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Week 10 of my #99DayProject and a bit about gradients

Ten weeks into my 99 day project I am still enjoying the challenge of coming up with a new design daily. The one below is for today and was inspired by the setting first quarter moon seen through smoke haze. … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Emma Stibbon

Today’s flick, produced by Cristea Roberts Gallery, shows part of the printing of Caldera Overlook by Emma Stibbon. The four-panel print was done in an edition of 10 and measures a stunning 214 x 372 cm/84.25 x 146.5 in. In … Continue reading

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A Little Game for Hot or Wet Weather

While Covid restrictions are easing in lots of places, many people are still staying inside because of the weather — either too hot or too wet to spend time outdoors. It seems appropriate to post a little two-player game this … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Wood Block Print

Somehow it’s actually Saturday. I seem to lose track of what day it is in the hot weather! Here is this week’s flick, if a day late: a process video from Rui Abreu showing the carving and printing of a … Continue reading

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Celebrating Seven Years (and Seven Stars)

July 7 is the nominal ‘birthday’ of this blog and I celebrate every year by posting a DIY star-themed project. This year I decided to share a planisphere.

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Seven Weeks or Forty-five Days

I have completed seven weeks of my #99DayProject, or 45 squares. I will show the squares in a moment, but first I am pleased to announce that my one-of-a-kind artist’s book The future isn’t what it used to be has … Continue reading

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Bonus Post: Peter Verheyen Day 2021

This is a re-post from the first Peter Verheyen Day in 2019. ***** Today is the first Peter Verheyen Day. Subscribers to the Book_Arts-L, a Syracuse University-based mailing list managed by Peter Verheyen, decided that it was about time we … Continue reading

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And on it goes …

Six weeks of squares have been completed. Here’s today’s: It represents the year’s shortest night in the Northern Hemisphere, just before the Summer Solstice today. Oddly enough, it is also #42.

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